2nd He comes home everyday telling that he spoke to his teacher. I know the teacher would tell us if he did talk to her, in order to believe him I ask the teacher when he’s not around. He’s very adamant about saying he talked to even though he didn’t. I want to believe and he wants me to believe him.


This is more common than one would think. For our kids, who want to speak so badly, even a mild ‘deep breath’ or shallow ‘Hi’ where no one else can hear is interpreted by some children as ‘talking to’ another person. Also, for many, they do reply so quietly with minimal lip movement that no one see this! Please do not argue or contradict your child. Just smile and allow him to tell you this, do not make a big deal of it and as time goes on, and he is progressing communicatively, he will be speaking more audibly.